Chinese firm buys Swiss office furniture maker

Switzerland-based office furniture company Lista Office Group (LO) was recently acquired by Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Henglin Chair Industry (Henglin). LO…

NeoCon awards winners revealed

The winners of the annual Best of NeoCon competition were announced on 10 June at this year’s show in Chicago…

M&A deal for Egan Reid

UK independent dealer Egan Reid has made its fourth external growth investment in the past seven years. The latest deal…

Amazon denies seller cull | New owners at Swedish office furniture maker | IP...

This week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Amazon denies seller purge Amazon…

Amazon Q1 in numbers | Amazon Business India in the spotlight | Huge investment...

A round-up of this week’s office supplies, business products and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Here are…

Takkt reports growth across all divisions

Business equipment reseller Takkt has reported first quarter organic growth of 5% with all seven of its reporting divisions seeing…

Furniture declines at HNI

First quarter office furniture sales at US-based manufacturer HNI were down 5.1% on an organic basis versus Q1 2018, the…

Steelcase and Microsoft reveal further collaboration initiatives

Top execs from Steelcase and Microsoft unveiled the next phase of their workplace collaboration efforts in an event from New…

ISG reveals Connexions meeting details

US-based dealer group Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced its Connexions powered by IS Contract furniture solution will host its…

Walmart loses CTO | Clorox sues RB | Acquisition for Performance Food Group

Walmart CTO Jeremy King is leaving the company to pursue other interests. In the meantime, Fiona Tan, SVP of Customer…

Herman Miller delivers strong performance

US-based office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has continued in its upward trajectory in Q3 2019, driven by its ELA business…

Organic growth for Steelcase

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has reported impressive organic sales growth of 15% in its Q4 2019 sales.  For the three…

New CEO for Kodak | Veritiv offloads business segment | Xerox launches self-service kiosk

Kodak has announced that CEO Jeff Clarke is stepping down and current Chairman of the board of directors Jim Continenza…

HNI back on track

HNI, parent company of the HON office furniture brand, has reported a return to growth in its fourth quarter and…

NeoCon reveals 2019 conference programme

Interiors trade show NeoCon has announced details of its conference programme for this year. NeoCon said the 51st edition of…

Record sales for Knoll

US furniture manufacturer Knoll has reported its highest quarterly sales ever. Q4 2018 sales were $354.6 million, up 12.2% from…

Double-digit growth for Kimball

US-based office furniture manufacturer Kimball has posted a second consecutive quarter of sales growth. In Q2 2019, which ended 31…

IKEA trials leasing office furniture

Swedish retailer IKEA is piloting a new rental model for office furniture as part of a new strategic direction. The…

Market consolidation in Australia

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands Australia has acquired all brands and distribution rights from fellow Australian vendor Cumberland Stationery. The…

Senior GSA official joins IOPFDA

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has added a new consultant to its team. Jack Williams will…